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Hybrid

A classic look with the highest performance possible

The Hybrid boot combines the classic look of Bont's 80's quad boots with all the modern advancements in boot technology such as the use of carbon fiber, heat moldable resins, and new layup techniques.

  • Matte Black/Super Yellow/Lace Snug
  • Matte White
  • Mega Crimson/Lace Snug/Side Bumper
  • Dreamwash Lilac
  • My Baby Blue
  • My Baby Blue/Dreamwash Lilac
  • Matte Black
  • Pearl White
  • Hot Pink/Matte Black
  • Metallic Silver/Metallic Blue
  • Goldfinger/Lace Snug
  • Metallic Silver/Lace Snug
  • Super Yellow/Matte White/Lace Snug
  • Matte White/Siren Red/Lace Snug
  • Black Leather/Hot Pink/Lace Snug
  • Purple Heart/Dreamwash Lilac
  • Cheeky Pink
  • Metallic Silver/Shiny Red
  • Gamma Blue
  • Midnight

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Mybonts is the latest and greatest way to customize your Bont boots. We have been creating custom designs since 1975. Match your team colors, add your name.

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Durolite Outer Skin

As the name suggests, Durolite is an extremely durable and light weight material. It will withstand minor crashes without scratching. The Hybrid has two Durolite options, Black or Super Yellow. A Durolite liner is also available as an upgrade. The Hybrid is also available in four genuine Australian leather options.

Dutolite Outer Skin

Stitching

The Hybrid is stitched by an expert sewer who has no other role apart from stitching. Unlike most boots on the market that use cosmetic stitching, the stitching on Bont boots actually serves a purpose and stitches the outer skin to the boot itself. This results in less stretch and a longer lasting boot. The Hybrid incorporates a beautifully crafted double stitch into parts of the boot.

Light Weight

Bont boots are manufactured by hand in a process where we build the boot from the inside out by hand laying the carbon of fiberglass around the last (plastic foot). This method of manufacturing is extremely time consuming compared to the traditional method of quad boot manufacturing which is done by gluing the upper to the pre made base. However, our method results in a much stronger and lighter structure.

Light Weight

The boot weight for a size 6

Anti-Stretch

Between the outer skin and the liner we add a material that is proprietary to Bont to stop the boot from stretching over time. This material has similar strength characteristics to Kevlar. This material is stitched to the outer skin and bonded to the liner so it can never move or be removed, it becomes part of the boots structure. This layer is the reason that Bont boots do not stretch out as much as other brands of boots over time.

Anti Stretch

Carbon Fiber

We source our carbon exclusively from the world's #1 carbon manufacturer, Toray of Japan. The base of the Vaypor is made by hand by sandwiching cross weave carbon and uni-directional carbon fiber which is embedded with epoxy thermo setting resin. The fibers are hand laid in the matrix according to the strain they will have to bear.

Last Design

A last is a plastic replica of a foot that the boot is built around. Last makers do not make skate lasts, they only make shoe lasts so perfecting a speed skating last is not an easy prospect. At Bont, we have been perfecting our lasts since 1975 and the process is ongoing. We feel that we put more effort into our last than any other skating brand and it is the reason that Bont boots fit more skaters than any other brand on the market.

Last Design

Memory Foam

The Hybrid is made with high density closed cell memory foam. This padding will not deform over time or retain water from sweat or wet surfaces.

Memory Foam

Quadstar Testing

We have some of the best derby skaters in the world on our Quadstar team and they are constantly giving us feedback and trialing the latest materials.Quadstar Testing

Eyelets

Small eyelets put pressure on a very small area and can cause pain. Bont eyelets have a large head which spreads the preasure over a larger area.

Tongue

The Hybrid's tongue has a number of features. It is heat moldable so it can be heated in the oven and molded to your foot but it will also mold to your foot with the temperature from your own body heat. It has ventilation to let hot air out of the boot. The tongue has a handy velcro place holder that stops your tongue from moving. The tongue is made from foam that is thin and light yet still protects your foot from the laces.

Semi Custom Options

Bont offers an enormous variety of semi custom options.

Fit Options

Here are a list of some of the semi custom fit options that you can specify when ordering your boots:

  • One foot longer or wider than the other
  • Skinny ankles
  • Skinny feet
  • Wide feet
  • Slightly abnormal shaped feet
  • Flat feet
  • Leaving room for your orthotics to fit into your boot

We adjust the last before building your stock boot to accommodate for any of these modifications.

Performance Options

  • Boot height
  • Heal rise

All of the above options including color options are covered by one low $50 fee.

Cosmetic Options

Each of the additional options below cost the basic $50 semi custom fee above + $10 for each option below.

  1. Stitching Color

  2. Lace Cover (Please specify the position: side or front?)

  3. Bont Logo on lace cover (Please specify the color for the logo)

  4. Lace Cover: with or without Bont logo

  5. Low Cut with Bont logo on the side

  6. Straight cut with Bont logo on the side

  7. Heel Lace Snug (Please specify the color, black or white)

  8. Logo on Tongue (Please specify the color for the logo)

  9. Zig Zag velcro closing (Triathlon shoe closing)

  10. Lower cut back

  11. Loop on back of boot

  12. Embroidery on strap. (Limited to 8 letters including spaces per strap)

Anatomical Forefoot Shape

Conventional quad skates offer a “dress shoe” type shaping. Although highly aesthetic this will cause the toes along with the metatarsals to be overly constricted, compressing the nerves between the metatarsals which often results in the common "hot foot" sensation.

Bont skates anatomical shaping allows the foot to function in its most efficient and anatomically correct position.

Anatomical Forefoot Shape

Anatomical Heel Cup

The anatomical heel cup shaping of Bont quad skates provides increased stability and more power through your push. This stabilization is achieved without any mechanical operation or over tightening of straps/laces allowing for increased comfort and blood circulation. The heel cup is fully heat moldable in the oven.

Anatomical Heel Cup

Heat Moldability

The carbon fiber in the boot is made hard by the use of a thermosetting epoxy resin. Resin development is something that we have been doing since 1975. Formulating a resin that is super stiff, yet becomes moldable at low temperatures and has a fast cure time is critical for our unique requirement which is why we are the only skate manufacturer who develops our own resins in-house.

Our resin becomes soft at just 60°C (140°F) which is the lowest in the industry. Once you heat the resin, mold the shoe and let it set, it is permanently set without the need to remold. You can also reheat the resin as many times as you like.

Heat Moldability

Specification

Model Hybrid Carbon Hybrid Fiberglass Hybrid
Base Carbon Fiberglass Fiberglass
Outer Skin Durolite or Australian Leather Durolite or Australian Leather Microfiber
Liner Suede-L Suede-L Microfiber
Boot Height Standard, Low, High, U-Shaper Standard, Low, High, U-Shaper Standard
Heel Rise 6mm
Innersole EVA thermo-moldable
Heat Moldable Fully Heat Moldable Base Utilizing Epoxy Thermoset Resin
Padding Memory Foam
Size Options 3 - 13
Fit Options Standard, Narrow, Wide, Double Wide
Weight 340 grams

Welcome to the Bont Size Wizard

The best way to find out what BONT size you are is to try one on.

If you are unable to do this, please get the right BONT size by following bont sizing wizard step by step.

Please prepare a piece of paper, a pen, a ruler, then click 'start' when you are ready

 

Step1. Put a piece of paper against the wall

Step2. Place your heel to touch the wall

Step3. Place your toe at the longest distance from the wall

Step4. Mark the end of your toe on the paper

Step5. Mark the widest part of your foot on the paper

Step6. Then measure the length and width

Step7. Enter in your MM size in the box, then press the "GO"

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Right Foot
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*Note that this wizard is a guide and may not work with all feet.
Stitched and Flat Toe Guard

Toe Guards

This is a set of leather toe guards designed to protect the toe area of your Bont Quad Skates. Roller Derby is a contact sport and rubbing and dragging of the toe area on hard surfaces may result in the boot materials wearing out sooner than desired.

These toe guards are extremely durable made from 100% Australian Leather and are designed to extend the life of your skates.

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Protective front bumper

Protective front bumper

This extremely durable and super light TPU protective bumper can provide extra protection and style for your shoes. Simply glue them on the outside of the shoes with Loctite 401.

A set of 2 bumpers (Left and Right)

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Protective side bumper-standard

Protective side bumper-standard

This extremely durable and super light TPU protective bumper can provide extra protection and style for your skates. Simply glue them on the outside of the skates with Loctite 401.

A set of 2 bumpers (Left and Right)

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Bont Laces-Optional color

Bont Laces-Optional color

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Standard Buckle Kit

Bont Innersole for cycling

Bont innersoles are made of heat moldable EVA. They are comfortable and thin so they don't take up too much space in your boot. The edges are curved and thin so that there is a seamless transition between the innersole and your boot liner.

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